HSBC Canada Sevens Men’s Rugby Sevens Tournament tickets on sale to public; organizers release “The World Hits Town” video to promote upcoming sport festival.

HSBC Canada Sevens Men's Rugby

Tournament passes for the 2016 HSBC Canada Sevens Men’s Rugby Sevens Tournament open to the general public today at 10am PT.  The launch of the public on sale follows a week of strong early bird ticket sales, including more than 10,000 tickets being sold in the first 24 hours of the week long early bird sales window. The tournament will be held on March 12 and 13, 2016 at BC Place.

To showcase what is in store for Vancouverites, the committee has also launched its newest promo video aimed at emphasizing the size, appeal and magnitude of one of the fastest growing spectator sports in the world.  The two-day Men’s tournament will feature 16 nations playing 45 matches of fast-paced entertaining rugby, paired with an equally dynamic festival experience where fan participation plays an important role. The video can be seen on the Canada Sevens’ YouTube Channel here.

“We are thrilled by the pre-sale results and are looking forward to seeing the numbers and fan base grow as tickets go on sale today to the public”, said Bill Cooper, CEO of Canada Sevens, Vancouver. “Our suites sold out in less than two days and the interest from rugby fans was further demonstrated by the enthusiastic response to early bird sales.  Our focus now is to ensure that everyone has the opportunity to experience Rugby Sevens here in our own backyard, and our latest video is indeed a reminder to Vancouverites that this is one event they don’t want to miss.”

Public ticket sales for a full weekend pass include general admission tickets starting at $89.  The fees on the Canada Sevens website include taxes; however facility fees and Ticket Master Fees are added at the time of purchase. The different ticket options can be found online at http://www.canadasevens.com/mens/tickets. Certain levels of tickets – such as the 7s Reserved and Club Seats – already have limited inventory available and are expected to sell-out quickly.

Tournament passes provide access to all 45 games over the course of the two day festival, and can be purchased online athttp://www.ticketmaster.ca/event/11004EC8117AC615, or by contacting Ticket Master at 1-855-985-5000.Tickets are currently being sold as 2-day Tournament Passes only. Single day tickets will be released on Tuesday, November 17th, pending availability.

 

The HSBC Canada Women’s Sevens Tournament will be held in Langford BC, and organizers expect to be sharing confirmed tournament dates in coming weeks.

James Chung

Founder & Editor in Chief of Hello Vancity magazine. Email james@hellovancity.com

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